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  • Usage in publication:
    • Evington group
  • Modifications:
    • Named
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Schist
    • Marble
    • Greenstone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Piedmont-Blue Ridge province
Publication:

Brown, W.R., 1953, Structural framework and mineral resources of the Virginia Piedmont, IN McGrain, P., ed., Proceedings of the southeastern mineral symposium, 1950: Kentucky Geological Survey Special Publication, 9th series, no. 1, p. 88-111.


Summary:

Evington group named in Campbell Co., south-central VA. Includes (ascending) Candler formation (new), Joshua schist (new), Arch marble (new), Pelier schist (new), Mount Athos formation, and Slippery Creek greenstone (new). Overlies Precambrian rocks. Age given as Paleozoic(?).

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Evington group*
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Piedmont-Blue Ridge province
Publication:

Espenshade, G.H., 1954, Geology and mineral deposits of the James River-Roanoke River manganese district, Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 1008, 155 p.


Summary:

Evington group in this report includes Candler formation, Archer Creek formation (which replaces Joshua schist and Arch marble), Mount Athos formation (which includes Mount Athos and Pelier schist of Brown, 1953), and unnamed greenstone (Slippery Creek of Brown, 1953).

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Evington group
  • Modifications:
    • Overview
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Piedmont-Blue Ridge province
Publication:

Milici, R.C. (compiler), Spiker, C.T., Jr. (compiler), and Wilson, J.M. (compiler), 1963, Geologic map of Virginia: Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, scale 1:500,000


Summary:

Nomenclature on State map follows Brown (1953; 1958). Age listed as Precambrian-Paleozoic.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Evington Group
  • Modifications:
    • Age modified
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Piedmont-Blue Ridge province
Publication:

Glover, Lynn, III (leader), 1989, Tectonics of the Virginia Blue Ridge and Piedmont; Culpeper to Richmond, Virginia; guidebook to field trip T363: International Geological Congress, 28th, Field Trip Guidebook, Washington, DC, 1989, T363, p. 1-59.


Summary:

Described as youngest Laurentian sequence found in VA Piedmont. Stratigraphic ordering revised by Patterson (1987) to include (ascending) Candler Formation, Moon Mountain greenstone (informal), Mount Athos Quartzite, Slippery Creek Greenstone, Joshua Schist, Arch Marble, and Everona Limestone. Based on correlations, Group should be entirely Early Cambrian according to author.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Evington Group
  • Modifications:
    • Not used
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Piedmont-Blue Ridge province
Publication:

Rader, E.K., and Evans, N.H., 1993, Geologic map of Virginia; expanded explanation: Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, 80 p.


Summary:

Evington Group not used on State map. All units other than Candler Formation originally assigned to Evington now mapped as part of Alligator Back Formation, which is considered part of Lynchburg Group.

Source: GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Reston GNULEX).


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